Category Archive: Politics

Feb 20 2017

About Those Swedish Terror Attacks

It now seems that Donald Trump is relying of Fox news for international intelligence. At a rally on Saturday in Melbourne, Florida, he railed against immigration by citing a non-existent incident in Sweden. “We’ve got to keep our country safe. You look at what’s happening in Germany, you look at what’s happening last night in …

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Feb 17 2017

Lies and the Lying Liars

Over the years, I have learned a couple of things, some of them very important, some not so much. I’ve learned from both experience and observation. One of the more important things I learned that prosecutors very rarely ask a witness a question they don’t already have the answer. It’s pretty much the same with …

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Feb 15 2017

Trump’s Labor Pick Withdraws From Consideration

Fast food CEO Andrew “women are meat” Puzder has withdrawn his nomination to head the Trump Labor Department Puzder was under pressure over questions stemming from his byzantine business interests, details about his acrimonious divorce and revelations that he employed an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper. After a series of delays, Puzder, the CEO of …

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Feb 14 2017

Nixon 2.0: What Did Trump Know; When Did He Know It

Some of you may be too young the remember Watergate the scandal that ended Richard M. Nixon term as president. It was 1972, during the campaign to re-elect the president (CREEP), when five men were arrested for breaking into the Democratic National Committee office in the Washington DC hotel complex known as Watergate. What followed …

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Feb 08 2017

Republican Racism On Full Display

Last night, during the debate to confirm racist Alabama Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions to be US Attorney General, the good Democratic senator from Massachusetts and former Harvard law professor, Elizabeth Warren was silenced when she started reading the late Coretta Scott King letter that opposed Sessions nomination to the federal court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

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Feb 07 2017

Why Networks Should All Uninvite Kellyanne Conway

It seems that Kellyanne “Con Job” Conway has spouted one too many alternative facts for CNN after she totally blew any remaining credibility she might have had over the repeated claim that there was a terrorist massacre in Bowling Green, Kentucky that the media didn’t report. The reason they didn’t report it was that it …

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Feb 07 2017

The Resistance: Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover

We are barely three weeks into the so-called presidency of Donald J. Trump and there is already talks of impeachment. Of course House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is trying to down play the chatter, once again shirking her constitutional responsibility. “[There] are grounds for displeasure and unease in the public about the performance of this …

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Feb 03 2017

The Resistance: Hold On To Your Wallets, One More Time

The Dodd-Frank financial regulatory bill may not be perfect but it is better than nothing. Donald Trump is now planning to gut it because, as he so bluntly put it, his friends can’t get loans “We have some of the bankers here. There’s nobody better to tell me about Dodd-Frank than Jamie, so you’re going …

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Feb 02 2017

The Resistance: More Broken Promises

It is well known that Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Health and Human Services, Representative Tom Price (R-GA) wants to essentially abolish Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid. During his campaign and as late as January 11, Trump promised to change the policy that blocks Medicare from negotiate drug prices to reduce costs. …

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Feb 01 2017

When You Really Need To Laugh

Right about now with Donald Trump only into his second week in office, issuing executives orders faster than Usain Blot (thank you, Stephen) and causing confusion, havoc and protests, we need a good laugh. Stephen Colbert took Trump’s first week of mayhem off, but he came back in full form. Then last night, Jon Stewart, …

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